Musings On OpenDoc

I thought that this posting had some interesting musings on OpenDoc in particular and what makes a technology succeed or fail in general.

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On Intelligence and Stereotypes

A summary article over on Psychology Matters asserts that Believing You Can Get Smarter Makes You Smarter. This seems somewhat intuitive as in most things, believing that you can accomplish something is the first step to accomplishing it.

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World Usability Day

I would be completely remiss if I didn’t at least mention that today is World Usability Day 2006. Unfortunately, I won’t be able to make it to the local event, hosted by LexisNexus in Dayton.

I have been a champion of software usability in my own small way over the years and take great pride in having introduced HCI concepts and usability testing to previous and current development projects.

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Semantic Web Enhance Your Blog

I followed the simple instructions found in Frederick Giasson’s blog on Semantic Web Enabling blogging software. As I use WordPress for this site, it was a simple matter to drop in the two required files and activate the plugin. The second step is to setup the blog to pingthesemanticweb so that the newly minted semantic data can be found.

Painless and straightforward. Now I can contribute my banal content to the semantic web. Now what is your excuse?

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